The triathlon training blog of Phil Barnes

First Place Overall

I never would have thought I would win my age group, let alone the entire race, but on Saturday, only a few folks turned out for the 5K run for the Children's Treatment Center. And I, crossed the line first!

I wussed out. At the turnaround, I couldn't see anyone else near me and I dialed down the pace. Without someone to chase, I couldn't push it harder mentally. I upped it a bit for the last 500 meters because, I wanted to get in under 22 minutes.

Final time: 21:59

I wore my heart rate monitor out of curiosity. It looks like I was going pretty hard still.

Guylaine did a Personal Best in the 10K and finished second lady.